TIME Magazine mentioned it in a review of dating services, saying, "If you’re highly educated and seeking a highly educated partner, Right Stuff Dating ('The Ivy League of Dating') may be right for you." Competing niche sites targeting high intelligence or graduates of elite universities have either closed entirely, no longer work with current browsers, or are otherwise essentially moribund.
These include docdates.com, fastcupid.com, intellectconnect.com, ivydate.com, mymitra.com, and
You picked an age range, sure, and height requirements, fine, but your options .
Thanks to the all-inclusive power of the Internet, you were scrolling through goths and triathletes and electricians and investment bankers and chefs, and suddenly it didn’t seem so crazy to start trading emails with someone who rooted for the wrong sports team or even lived across the country.
Based on that search, members may order one-page extended biographies for .10 each.
ago, when I was hanging out at a bar after work, talking about dating—the swipes, the winks, awkward IRL meetups, and, in my case, a message from a swinger who wanted me to help him with a woodworking project in his garage while his kids were at school—a friend brought up a new site called the League. “I want to get on it.”The League, for the uninitiated, is the ivy-covered country club of dating apps, designed for people who are “too popular as it is.” There’s a rigorous screening process—“We do all that dirty work for you”—that takes into account where your diplomas come from, the prestige of your titles, and, crucially, your influence on social media.
Thank you for playing your part in bringing us together.
I will not be renewing my membership because the second person I met up with through BM has proved to be my perfect match. Thank you for working way above the level of my expectations!
I was lured in by the cracking profile of someone who has subsequently remarketed himself to me as a mediocre dullard. I didn't need it, however, as I had already received a Valentine from the wonderful man whom I met through Blues Match and with whom I am still head over heels in love.
" proclaims The League, a new and highly selective dating app targeted at "elite singles" in San Francisco and New York.
Two months after the League’s November 2014 launch, the wait list was 75,000 people long.
This, let’s be clear, is not a good thing—and not just because elitism is lame.
The process started with Tinder (and later Hinge) requiring social media integration.